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[on making Rescue Dawn
(2006)] I am the first person to make fun of the whole, "This film was so hard to make. It was so hot". You know, being a coal miner is tough too. That said, I've never done anything that was as unconventional. Werner (Werner Herzog
) is great, because there's no distractions on the set. There's no chairs, there's no trailers. There's no M&Ms, which creates a certain ...
One night during the filming of Rescue Dawn
(2006), he got up to use the toilet. While urinating, he fainted. When he woke up, he was initially mad at himself for drinking so much. Awakening further, he realized that he hadn't had any alcohol for about three months, and that he had probably fainted because he had lost so much weight for the part. To regain his mental focus, he played video-game ...